Abel Francois

Strasbourg University, LARGE

47 avenue de la foret Noire

Strasbourg, 67000

France

http://abelfrancois.wordpress.com/information/

EM Strasbourg Business School

Associate Professor

PEGE

61 avenue de la Forêt Noire

Strasbourg, 67000

France

http://abelfrancois.wordpress.com/information/

Telecom ParisTech

46, rue Barrault

Paris Cedex 13, F-75634

France

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

12

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Cash, Check or Bank Card? The Effects of Transaction Characteristics on the Use of Payment Instruments

Telecom Paris Economics and Social Sciences Working Paper No. ESS-06-05
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Mar 2006
David Bounie and Abel Francois
Telecom ParisTech and Strasbourg University, LARGE
Downloads 1,168 (15,722)
Citation 13

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Payment instruments, money

2.

Debit Card and Demand for Cash

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2013
David Bounie, Abel Francois and Patrick Waelbroeck
Telecom ParisTech, Strasbourg University, LARGE and Telecom ParisTech
Downloads 197 (143,179)

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Cash demand, Debit card, Endogenous ordinal probit

3.

Consumer Payment Preferences, Network Externalities, and Merchant Card Acceptance: An Empirical Investigation

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2015
David Bounie, Abel Francois and Leo Van Hove
Telecom ParisTech, Strasbourg University, LARGE and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Downloads 146 (186,161)

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retail payments, payment cards, merchants, network externalities

4.

On the Effect of Mobile Phone on Migrant Remittances: A Closer Look at International Transfers

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2014
David Bounie, Dana Diminescu and Abel Francois
Telecom ParisTech, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Strasbourg University, LARGE
Downloads 116 (222,839)

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Remittances, Mobile money transfer, transfer data

5.

The Economics of Bill Payments: An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2011
David Bounie and Abel Francois
Telecom ParisTech and Strasbourg University, LARGE
Downloads 96 (254,323)

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Payment Instruments, bill payments

6.

The Demand for Currency Versus Debitable Accounts: A Reconsideration

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 May 2007
David Bounie, Abel Francois and Nicolas Houy
Telecom ParisTech, Strasbourg University, LARGE and University of Cergy-Pontoise - THEMA
Downloads 94 (257,775)
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Demand for money, Payment Instruments, Forecasting and Simulations

7.

Is the Baumol's 'Square Root Law' Still Relevant? Evidence from Micro-Level Data

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 Jul 2006
David Bounie and Abel Francois
Telecom ParisTech and Strasbourg University, LARGE
Downloads 65 (319,964)

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Demand for Money

8.

Convenient Prices, Cash Payments and Price Rigidity

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2014
Yassine Bouhdaoui, David Bounie and Abel Francois
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Telecom ParisTech and Strasbourg University, LARGE
Downloads 49 (366,121)

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convenient prices, cash payments, price rigidity

9.

Efficient Payments and Price Distribution

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2010
Yassine Bouhdaoui, David Bounie and Abel Francois
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Telecom ParisTech and Strasbourg University, LARGE
Downloads 43 (386,138)

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currency denomination, monetary denomination efficiency

10.

Merchant Acceptance of Payment Cards: ‘Must Take’ or ‘Wanna Take’?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 May 2017
David Bounie, Abel Francois and Leo Van Hove
Telecom ParisTech, Strasbourg University, LARGE and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Downloads 39 (400,451)

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payment cards, merchants, two-sided markets, network externalities, must-take cards, interchange fees

11.

Simultaneous Ballots, Cost of Voting and Turnout: A Random Natural Experiment

EPSA 2013 Annual General Conference Paper 225
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 May 2013
Christine Fauvelle-Aymar and Abel Francois
Université François Rabelais de Tours and Strasbourg University, LARGE
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Electoral turnout, voting paradox, cost of voting, opportunity cost, natural experiment, random experiment

12.

Using Political Financing Reforms to Measure Campaign Spending Effects on Electoral Outcomes

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6232
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Jan 2017
Abel Francois, Michael Visser and Lionel Wilner
Strasbourg University, LARGE, National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST) and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
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campaign spending, elections, political financing reforms